W.R. Wadewitz Nature Park

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2716 Buena Park Rd

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What You Need To Know

  • 168 acres (Village of Rochester)
  • Wooded setting
  • Former Boy Scout camp with primitive group
    camping with Adirondack style shelters
    •  Open to the public for hiking and cross-country
      skiing; however, only Scout organizations
      may use this property for year-round camping
  • Natural resource site contains exceptional glacial
    topography and wooded vegetation
  • Park Activities Fees and Policies
  • The park also offers the following recreational
    • Hiking trails
    • Cross country ski trails in winter

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Group Camp Site Reservations

  • Reservations will only be accepted at the 
    Racine County Public Works and Development 
    Services Department
  • Camping Brochure
  •  Public Works and Development Services Contact 
    • 14200 Washington Avenue, Sturtevant, 
      WI 53177
    • Ph: (262) 886.8440
  • Group Camping is available for any chartered or 
    licensed not-for-profit organization
  • Reservations are required for group camping - 
    self registration is not permitted.
  • Group camping may be reserved 
    from the second weekend in April through the 
    second weekend in October.  (see COVID-19 update below)
  • Group Camping Reservations (additional 
    information for group camping)


COVID-19 Updates:

As of April 24, 2020 all group campsites will remain closed until further notice and no group camping reservations will be taken at this time.